Like Chief Joseph, sometimes we all feel oppressed by our own government,
Pastor CL Bryant
Editorial: Last Summer, I had dinner in Chicago with a great group of Americans. Pastor CL Bryant was there. He shared from his heart about freedom. He told me; " I'm having enough on my plate just trying to get the white folk to quit living on the government 'plantation'. It's not just a black struggle."
Today I studied the life of a great Indian Chief of the Nez Perce Tribe. Chief Joseph had a few things to say at Lincoln Hall, in 1879. He was greatly respected by all the chiefs under his authority. And he was a wise man. Many of his sayings now apply to all of us, as we live in a progressively less-free society...
"When I think of our condition, my heart is heavy. I see men of my own race treated as outlaws ...."
"Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself — and I will obey every law or submit to the penalty."
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